THE ISLE OF MAN FILM FESTIVAL - 7-10th September 2017


Festival Hall of Fame 2016

Now that the dust has settled on IOMFF16 we can start showing off our winners of this year’s competitive events! Congratulations to all the filmmakers who entered and got shortlisted for our national and international short film competitions – such a high standard of filmmaking that we were proud to

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IOMFF16: That’s a Wrap!

Another year, another festival over already. Phew! And what a festival it was… From daily free screenings with exclusive previews of international shorts and features, to a Q&A with the Props Master of hit Netflix show Stranger Things, to outdoor screenings of cult films in the grounds of a medieval

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IOMFF16 Special Guest Confirmed

We are delighted to announce that our special guest for this year’s festival will be iconic actor John Rhys-Davies. BBC reviewer and friend to IOMFF Mark Kermode returns to interview this very special guest about their life and career, before a screening of one of his best loved films as our main

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Roger Dean Exhibition at the Manx Museum

One of last year’s special guests – and now friend of the Isle of Man Film Festival – artist Roger Dean is over on the Island to host an exclusive reception tonight to launch his new exhibition “Islands and Bridges”. This is a free exhibition and we urge as many

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IOMFF’s Inaugural Movie Pub Quiz

Each year, the Isle of Man Film Festival hosts an event in numerous locations on the same evening. In the interest of reaching out beyond the capital, Douglas, the festival has chosen boutique venues in different parts of the Island to engage more of the community. For the past few festivals, the

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*New* Best Manx Independent Film Category for 2016

In light of the increasing numbers of Manx entries to the Isle of Man Film Festival’s short film competition, we have decided to create a new category to highlight the growing indigenous filmmaking community on the Island. The Best Manx Independent Film will be chosen from among the shortlisted Manx entries

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IOMFF16 Launch Party – 28th August

With just three weeks to go until festival week, the Isle of Man Film Festival is getting in the party spirit! Tickets for its launch event go on sale tomorrow. On the upcoming Bank Holiday, the IOMFF16 team are hosting a party at Noa Bakehouse in Douglas to build excitement for

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Festival Week Film Programme Released

New to 2016, the Isle of Man Film Festival is excited to screen films throughout festival week with the support of Manx National Heritage. The 200-seat Manx Museum lecture theatre is the venue for an interesting and diverse programme of both feature and short presentations that will run from 10am to 5pm

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More tickets go on sale

Tickets for more events at this year’s Isle of Man Film Festival have now been released. Get tickets for our exclusive BFI event being held at the Manx Museum, Douglas in association with Manx National Heritage and hosted by two visiting members of the BFI, Gemma Starkey and Simon McCallum! In

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